The 74th AIPH Annual Congress will take place in Almere, The Netherlands, from 27th-30th September.
Following the success of the inaugural Summit in 2019 in Beijing, the second World Ornamental Horticulture Summit will be held at Floriade Expo 2022.
Included in the Congress schedule is the Expo Conference, where AIPH-approved Horticultural Expos will deliver updates on their progress.
Tuesday 27th September 2022
09:00 – 14:00 Expo Conference
15:00 – 17:30 General Meeting
Held in The Leonardo Hotel Almere City Centre
Wednesday 28th September 2022
09:00 – 17:30 World Ornamental Horticulture Summit
Held at Floriade Expo 2022
Thursday 29th September 2022
09:00 – 17:00 Visit Floriade Expo 2022 with guided tours
Friday 30th September 2022
09:00 – 17:00 Professional visits
|74th Annual Congress (incl. conferences, visits & dinners)||€900.00|
|AIPH Expo Conference||€245.00|
|AIPH World Ornamental Horticulture Summit||€290.00|
|VIP Tours of Floriade Expo 2022||€200.00|
All prices exclude VAT which will be applied where applicable.
The Leonardo Hotel is located next to the city theatre and close to the various restaurants, cafés and shops of Almere. Many of the stylish modern rooms have views of Lake Weerwater.
The in-house restaurant, the Bierfabriek Almere, is both a restaurant and a brewery. The tables are equipped with individual taps so that you can pour your own beer without having to get up.
Leonardo Hotel, Almere, The Netherlands
With a mandate agreed by international convention, AIPH, the International Association of Horticultural Producers has been approving and regulating International Horticultural Expos since 1960.
During this conference, AIPH-approved Horticultural Expos will deliver updates on their progress.
Leonardo Hotel, Almere, The Netherlands
The AIPH General Meeting is for members only.
Dinner will be held in Almere.
Floriade Expo 2022, Almere, The Netherlands
Following the success of the inaugural World Ornamental Horticulture Summit in 2019 in Beijing, the second Summit invites professionals from around the world to the AIPH-approved World Horticultural Expo: Floriade Expo 2022 to discover the future of horticulture in the digital age.
Dinner will be held at a restaurant at Floriade Expo 2022.
With a theme of ‘Growing Green Cities’, Floriade Expo 2022 shows how horticulture can be used to provide green solutions and offer citizens a more sustainable way of life. More than 400 national and international participants showcase their latest green innovations, solutions and applications at their pavilions.
The tour will visit many international pavilions in the Floriade, including China, Italy, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Japan, Qatar, Germany, and many more. Click on the pictures below to find out more.
In 1989, Tesselaar Alstroemeria was founded in Luttelgeest with two hectares of greenhouses. Today, the company is the largest alstroemeria greenhouse in Europe. With 10 hectares across three greenhouses, more than 36 million alstroemeria stems are produced annually.
Tesselaar Alstroemeria provides tailor-made products, serves a wide range of customers and is committed to sustainable cultivation. They deliver to wholesalers, retailers, supermarkets and have a cash & carry.
The company is constantly looking for improvements to make work more efficient and enjoyable. In 2021 Tesselaar switched to using covers made of 100% recycled plastic; the less waste and use of raw materials, the better. And in 2020, investments were made in 2 bundling machines to make the right bundles for the clients.
Kwekerij Bernhard has its roots in Amsterdam, having started growing cucumbers before beginning to cultivate roses in 1963.
Bernhard currently works at three locations with 200 Fte, of which 70 are permanent employees from the Noordoostpolder region. 25 million stems per year are grown at the rose location, 3 million pot orchids at the orchid location, and 5 million balcony and patio plants at the third location. The total covers 25 hectares of glass.
Since 2016 the company’s goal is to produce energy neutrally. They have invested in 40,000 solar panels and in geothermal heating.
Bij Ons is a beachside venue in the Wellerwaard, a young nature reserve in Emmeloord.
On 6 hectare modern tree nursery, J.P. van Straalen grows a wide range of Salix on stock, Euonymus, Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo, targeting the top end of the market.
The plants find their way to customers throughout Europe via the various auctions in the Netherlands and Germany, but also directly. Their clientele includes garden centres, florists, wholesalers, exporters and gardeners.
In 1975, H.C. Hoekert started with a nursery and a garden center. Due to the increase in the size of the company,, the company moved in 1986, under the name Boomkwekerij Hoekert BV, to its current location in Wezep, where the total company surface is 17 hectares. In September 2022, the company changed its name to ‘Edens Plants & Creations’.
Currently, the cultivation takes place on an outdoor area of 15 hectares of container fields, as well as 1.2 hectares of glass and 0.8 hectares of foil greenhouse. The company is engaged in the cultivation of various types of conifers, shrubs, Hebe and Calluna. On an annual basis, the company grows more than six million plants.
PERA Event is an international service agency for special events, M.I.C.E. entertainment and event counselling. Based in Istanbul, Turkey, the group offers solutions, support and services to participants in the development and implementation of International Horticultural Exhibitions.
Royal FloraHolland is a cooperative of growers and we have brought together growers and buyers for over 100 years. We strive for sustainable success for our members by working together with all parties in the floriculture industry, so that the industry continues to grow. We believe that we are smarter and better together, and can do more at less cost than if we each operate on our own. Together, we are becoming increasingly efficient and sustainable and are working towards a future-proof floriculture industry.
We are the biggest marketplace for floriculture in the world and one of the most important export sectors in the Netherlands.
We are developing our marketplace into a digital B2B platform for the floriculture industry with the broadest, deepest and most sustainable range of flowers and plants available worldwide. Ordering, payment, delivery, we ensure that everything is possible through our platform. We connect growers and buyers with all parties in the industry. We are committed to long-term sustainable development. This is how we not only become smarter, more sustainable and more efficient, but also build a future-proof sector. Come join us – Connect to grow.
Royal FloraHolland’s mission is ‘Growing opportunities together’, we connect parties in the floriculture industry and create opportunities for sustainable growth and success on the global market.
Brainpull are a martech company where all our members’ skills come together for strategic and creative projects.
Dutch Flower Group is a unique family of over 30 specialised companies, which work together to serve the whole international floriculture supply chain. Thanks to the customers of Dutch Flower Group, an average of 75 million flowers, 10 million bouquets and 10 million plants find their way to consumers throughout the world every week.
The Dutch Flower Group companies supply fresh cut flowers, mixed bouquets, house and garden plants, and decorative ornaments to all imaginable sales channels: from major multiple retailers (supermarket chains, DIY stores, garden centres) and online stores/e-tailers to floral importing wholesalers (who supply to florists). Just like a real family, the individual companies within Dutch Flower Group use their personal character and culture to offer their customers the best possible service.
GreenTech is the global meeting place for all professionals involved in horticulture technology. GreenTech focuses on the early stages of the horticulture chain and production issues relevant to growers. GreenTech offers two yearly exhibitions.
CIOPORA is the International Association of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Horticultural Varieties.
Breeders of such varieties account for two-thirds of all Plant Variety Right (PVR) titles in the world. For more than 50 years, CIOPORA has been representing these breeders in all matters of Intellectual Property (IP) Protection, aiming to foster an environment in which the innovation of these breeders can flourish. The main priority of CIOPORA is the constant development and enhancement of systems of Intellectual Property Protection for plant innovation. CIOPORA enjoys the observer status at the Administrative Council of CPVO and the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV). CIOPORA unites breeders of all asexually reproduced horticultural plants with a broad portfolio of species and varieties on the market. CIOPORA is a member-based, non-profit organisation with currently 125 members from over 20 countries on five continents.
EPIC is the world-leading industry association that promotes the sustainable development of organizations working in the field of photonics in Europe. We foster a vibrant photonics ecosystem by maintaining a strong network and acting as a catalyst and facilitator for technological and commercial advancement. EPIC publishes market and technology reports, organizes technical workshops and B2B roundtables, supports EU funding proposals, advocacy and lobbying, education and training activities, standards and roadmaps, pavilions at exhibitions.
The Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) is a market-driven initiative that brings together members of the international floriculture sector. Towards 2025, FSI members will continue to build on the progress made on transparency, responsible production and trade, positive impact and improvement in the floriculture supply chain.
Florint is a non-profit interest group that represents and supports the professional florist associations of the world. We successfully improve the business life of floral entrepreneurs, and help nurture the flower industry!
AGES is a non-for-profit-making organisation based in Switzerland which has been formed to become the label for quality and reliability for temporary infrastructure works for major events.
The members are market leaders of the international event suppliers industry and front runners in the development of new products and services.
AGES wants to address the capabilities of the industry to governmental bodies, key stakeholders and organisers of large sports events and to develop together suitable standards and procedures to facilitate interaction and to obtain cost-effective infrastructure solutions for future events.
FloraCulture International (FCI), your gateway to global ornamental horticulture is the only international trade magazine in the worldwide ornamental sector. FCI shares knowledge, inspires, and strengthens the special and necessary cooperation within the ornamental sector by bringing people, markets and cultures together in the themes and articles.
Host City is the largest meeting of cities and sports, business and cultural events. It connects cities, rights holders, organising committees and other stakeholders in their quest for best practice in hosting major events. As a conference, exhibition, magazine and website, Host City brings together the international community of international sports, business and cultural events.
Whether you represent a city, a rights holder, organiser or other stakeholders, Host City presents opportunities to get involved in staging upcoming major events. Speakers of the very highest level discuss hosting in the new normal, environmental and social governance, digital transformation and international collaboration. VIP keynotes, panels, Q&A, presentations and interactive workshops will run alongside structured networking and exhibition activities.